WD-40 sprayed in faces

It is alleged a woman produced a can of the lubricant and sprayed the three men in their faces in a taxi office in Weston-super-Mare.

Police say WD-40 attack was a 'nasty assault'

This was a nasty assault which came out of the blue against three men who had done nothing to provoke the offenders. It was an extremely reckless act spraying such a harmful substance in people’s faces and the victims are very lucky that their vision was unaffected and they have no long-term injuries.

I have identified two people who might be able to help me with my enquiries. I would appeal to anyone who recognises these people to get in touch with me straight away.”

– PC Dave Townsend, Avon and Somerset Police

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WD-40 sprayed in faces of three men in taxi office

Three men have had WD-40 sprayed in their faces.

Avon and Somerset Police say it happened when they were waiting for a taxi at a cab firm in Weston-super-Mare on June 16th between 3am and 4am.

It is alleged a woman produced a can of the lubricant and sprayed the three men in their faces.

The three victims fled outside and were assaulted by two other men, leaving one with a broken nose.